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Does Hiv Cause Jaw Pain

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JawACHES

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is a aching jaw a sign of anything related to HIV/ARS. Please answer this question for you. I have to know. Thank you. Read more »

if you worry about swollen lymph glands under jaw

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
it's mostly because of a problem with teeth.. and after you start to be paranoiac about HIV , you 'll find out you have a swollen lympg glands there.. don't worry about lymph glands under jaw..

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Joint Pain caused by liver, HIV, meds, arthritis?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
Has anyone experienced joint pain that was diagnosed as relating to either HIV or the meds? Don't laugh now, but my elbows are warm to the touch, and I have a burning pain in them. I have liver problems which cause my right shoulder and the right... Read more »

Can anxiety cause armpit and neck pain/stinging?

Posted by 333, 2 Replies
Hi all,

Can anyone tell be if severe anxiety can cause stinging pain in both armpits and at the back of the neck? Did anyone here experience that? Read more »

Can anxiety cause armpit and neck pain/stinging?

Posted by ExWorryWart, 2 Replies
Has anyone experienced this?
I know what anxiety and panic attack is as I have experienced it first hand but never before do I remember having this 'weird' sensation. Any worried wells here experience stinging pain in both armpits and constant dull... Read more »
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Facial,Jaw and Neck Pain

My doctor recently change my regimen to Viread, Ziagen and Kaletra. At first the only side effect I noticed was extreme difficulty sleeping, but after 2 weeks, I am very irritable, and suffering from headaches, neck, facial and jaw pain (probably...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Mouth/facial complaints are seen most commonly with regimen containing ritonavir (low doses in the Kaletra). Have you taken ritonavir before with or without that problem?? Often many side effects from a new regimen tend to subside over the first... Read more »

hiv/aids causing abdomen pain

Everyday/night I have sever abdomen pain that feels as if a semi is driving through me. Or something is twisting it uncontrollablly. The pain is almost unbearable. I wake up soaked in sweat, hungry but my stomach feels full, when I do eat, it gives...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
In the setting of HIV infection +/- treatment the differential diagnosis for severe recurrent abdominal pain is long and may involve HIV related or unrelated diseases. Common causes of recurren tabdominal pain include stomach ulcers, gallbladder... Read more »

Very painful lymph nodes; I have both HIV and cancer. Which disease is causing these nodes?

HIV+ for over 7 yrs, CD4 190, viral load 45,000 recently started anti-retrovirals. Had a growth removed from under left arm about 5cm and was diagnosed with a peripheral nerve sheath sarcoma. I am about to start radiation therapy, but I have more...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Your situation is not an easy one, and I have many patient in similar situations. Specifically patients who have a known cancer and enlarged lymph nodes on CT scan. It is VERY difficult to tell whether the lymph nodes are enlarged due to the... Read more »

HIV is not the cause of AIDS

Why do doctors keep prescribing toxic medications for HIV when HIV is not the cause of AIDS. The cause of AIDS is drugs, malnutrition, lack of vitamins, toxicity, etc....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The cause of AIDS is drugs, malnutrition, lack of vitamins, toxicity, etc.???????? Hmm . . . it's amazing that 26 years into the AIDS pandemic such utter poppycock continues to be believed by anyone with even a modicum of common sense.... Read more »
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